Modern Canada

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Modern Canada

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Question 1
Which of these is currently Canada’s largest trade partner?
A
United States
B
Mexico
C
European Union
D
China
Question 2
When was the Canadian Pension Plan introduced?
A
1965
B
1947
C
1940
D
1920
Question 3
Who were the last group of Canadians, in 1960, to get the vote?
A
Chinese Canadians
B
Mexican Canadians
C
Aboriginal Canadians
D
Japanese Canadians
Question 4
How many times have referendums produced a negative result for Québec sovereignty?
A
Never
B
Three times
C
Twice
D
Once
Question 5
In which year did Donovan Bailey of Canada break the 100m world record and become a double Olympic gold medallist?
A
1996
B
200
C
1992
D
1988
Question 6
Canadians Sir Frederick Banting and Charles Best discovered which revolutionary drug?
A
Penicillin
B
Viagra
C
Warfarin
D
Insulin
Question 7
Canada’s modern energy industry began with the discovery of oil in 1947 in which province?
A
Manitoba
B
British Columbia
C
Alberta
D
Québec
Question 8
What is Canada’s official summer sport?
A
Soccer
B
Hockey
C
Lacrosse
D
Football
Question 9
What organizations has Canada joined?
A
UN
B
NATO
C
All of these
D
NORAD
Question 10
In which year did Canada pass the threshold that more than 50% of its population had adequate food, shelter, and clothing?
A
1927
B
1951
C
1957
D
1947
Question 11
Perhaps Canada’s best-known contribution to the visual arts is…?
A
The Group of Four
B
The Group of Six
C
The Group of Seven
D
The Group of Eight
Question 12
In 1975, Canada welcomed over 50,000 refugees from which country?
A
Vietnam
B
Ethiopia
C
Hungary
D
South Africa
Question 13
The period of rapid change in Québec in the 1960s was called what?
A
The Québec revolution
B
The quiet revolution
C
The French Revolution
D
The noisy revolution
Question 14
What have Canadians Sidney Altman, Richard Lee Taylor, Michael Smith, Bertram Brockhouse, Gerhardt Hertzberg, and John Polanyi all got in common?
A
They’ve all won Emmys
B
They’ve all won Pulitzer prizes
C
They’ve all won Oscars
D
They’ve all won Nobel prizes
Question 15
Which of these was not invented by a Canadian inventor?
A
Electric light bulbs
B
The telephone
C
The television
D
The heart pacemaker
Question 16
Which war did Canadian troops fight in as part of a United Nations force between 1950 and 1953?
A
Laos
B
Vietnam
C
Cambodia
D
Korea
Question 17
Terry Fox, a British Columbian, tried to run across Canada in the “Marathon of Hope” to raise money for what?
A
Heart disease research
B
Multiple Sclerosis research
C
Parkinson’s disease research
D
Cancer research
Question 18
Canadian company Research in Motion is best known for its invention which communications device?
A
The BlackBerry
B
Nokia phone
C
Galaxy phone
D
The iPhone
Question 19
When was La Francophonie founded?
A
1947
B
1970
C
1975
D
1950
Question 20
Canadian football teams compete in the Canadian Football League for which trophy?
A
The White Cup
B
The Red Cup
C
The Black Cup
D
The Grey Cup
Question 21
In what year was an Act passed which guarantees equal access to French and English federal government services?
A
1979
B
1989
C
1969
D
1959
Question 22
Canadian James Naismith invented which sport in 1891?
A
Baseball
B
American football
C
Korfball
D
Basketball
Question 23
Widely regarded as the greatest hockey player of all time, which Canadian team did Wayne Gretzky play for between 1979 and 1988?
A
Ottawa Senators
B
Montréal Canadiens
C
Toronto Maple Leafs
D
Edmonton Oilers
Question 24
Who developed the Standard Time Zone system?
A
Alexander Graham Bell
B
Charles Best
C
Joseph Bombardier
D
Sir Sanford Fleming
Question 25
Federal government (un)employment insurance was introduced in Canada in which year?
A
1940
B
1960
C
1930
D
1950
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